The cheapest trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£14

Average

£26

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Milton Keynes to Birmingham will cost around £ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.

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12:55Milton Keynes Central1h28 14:23Birmingham New Street
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£141One-way
10:55Milton Keynes Central1h28 12:23Birmingham New Street
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£141One-way
13:56Milton Keynes Central1h27 15:23Birmingham New Street
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£141One-way
14:55Milton Keynes Central1h28 16:23Birmingham New Street
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£141One-way
11:55Milton Keynes Central1h28 13:23Birmingham New Street
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£141One-way

Timetable Milton Keynes to Birmingham

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08:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 09:06Birmingham New Street
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08:19Milton Keynes Central1h06 09:25Birmingham New Street
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08:56Milton Keynes Central1h27 10:23Birmingham New Street
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09:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 10:06Birmingham New Street
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09:19Milton Keynes Central1h06 10:25Birmingham New Street
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09:55Milton Keynes Central1h28 11:23Birmingham New Street
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10:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 11:06Birmingham New Street
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10:19Milton Keynes Central1h06 11:25Birmingham New Street
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10:55Milton Keynes Central1h28 12:23Birmingham New Street
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11:13Milton Keynes Central0h54 12:07Birmingham New Street
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11:19Milton Keynes Central1h06 12:25Birmingham New Street
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11:55Milton Keynes Central1h28 13:23Birmingham New Street
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12:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 13:06Birmingham New Street
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12:19Milton Keynes Central1h06 13:25Birmingham New Street
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12:55Milton Keynes Central1h28 14:23Birmingham New Street
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13:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 14:06Birmingham New Street
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13:19Milton Keynes Central1h06 14:25Birmingham New Street
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13:56Milton Keynes Central1h27 15:23Birmingham New Street
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14:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 15:06Birmingham New Street
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14:19Milton Keynes Central1h06 15:25Birmingham New Street
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14:55Milton Keynes Central1h28 16:23Birmingham New Street
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The fastest trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

53 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

92 km

Of the 21 trains that leave Milton Keynes for Birmingham every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 92 km distance in an average of 1 h 8 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 53 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 28 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
14:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 15:06Birmingham New Street
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£201One-way
Fastest
13:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 14:06Birmingham New Street
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£201One-way
Fastest
12:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 13:06Birmingham New Street
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£201One-way
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08:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 09:06Birmingham New Street
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£361One-way
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09:13Milton Keynes Central0h53 10:06Birmingham New Street
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£321One-way

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Train Information between Milton Keynes and Birmingham

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
durationAverage train duration52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesWest Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham cover the 56 miles (91 km) long route taking on average 52 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £19, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Milton Keynes Central and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

The railway line between Milton Keynes and Birmingham is a busy route, serviced by over 70 trains every day. The average journey lasts just over an hour and there are plenty of non-stop options for passengers who wish to avoid the bother of changing trains.

Which train companies travel from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

Rail services between Milton Keynes and Birmingham are operated by Virgin Trains and West Midlands Railways. The latter offers more departures and the convenience of a direct service, while Virgin has the edge in terms of speed.

How long is the train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

The train ride from Milton Keynes to Birmingham can take as little as 50 minutes. Although passengers have to change once on some Virgin trains, they are actually 20 minutes or so faster than West Midland's direct service.

How many trains are there from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

Travellers between Milton Keynes and Birmingham are well served, with around five trains every hour from 8:00 a.m. until around 11:30 p.m. Departures begin just after 5:30 a.m. and don't stop until nearly 2:00 a.m., meaning both early and late passengers are catered for.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

Departure train station: Milton Keynes Central is on Eldergate, two miles west of the Milton Keynes shopping centre and theatre district. Passengers can relax in comfortable waiting rooms around the clock or spend time in the cafeteria and general convenience store, while those in a hurry can take advantage of kiosks and vending machines selling drinks and snacks. The station has covered storage for 900 bikes and free disabled parking.

Arrival train station: Convenient for shoppers, Birmingham New Street lies just one and a half miles north of the Bullring and Grand Central Malls. Passengers travelling first class on business will appreciate its suite of office facilities such as faxes, photocopiers and telephone points. There is a wide range of refreshment options, from freshly made burritos and pastries to gourmet coffee and Marks and Spencer ready meals. The short stay car park has a handy drop-off area and there is easy access to buses into the city.

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Trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham
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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains to Birmingham from Milton Keynes?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Birmingham from Milton Keynes to cost as little as £13  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Milton Keynes to Birmingham on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Milton Keynes to Birmingham train to cost on average £19  one way.
How far is it from Milton Keynes to Birmingham by train?
The Milton Keynes to Birmingham train distance is approximately 56 miles (91 km).
How long does it take from Milton Keynes to Birmingham by train?
On average the train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham duration is 52 min  for the 56 miles (91 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Milton Keynes and arrival train station in Birmingham?

When taking a train from Milton Keynes, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Milton Keynes Central and Milton Keynes, Wolverton. When you arrive in Birmingham, your train can arrive in train stations including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Milton Keynes Central   to Birmingham New Street.

Where is the Milton Keynes train station located? Where is the Birmingham train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Milton Keynes Central, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?
For the best Milton Keynes to Birmingham train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Birmingham from Milton Keynes to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there to Birmingham from Milton Keynes a day?
The average number of trains departing Milton Keynes for Birmingham is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham? When is the last train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?
If you prefer early morning trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham, the first train leaves at 07: 13. If you prefer late night trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham, the last train of the day leaves at 08: 56. Omio shows you the latest train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I buy Milton Keynes Birmingham train tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket to Birmingham from Milton Keynes within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £19 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Milton Keynes to Birmingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milton Keynes
Birmingham
Milton Keynes Central is the most popular Milton Keynes railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Milton Keynes for your journey to Birmingham.